Oscar E. Carlstrom

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Oscar E. Carlstrom (July 16, 1878 – March 6, 1948) was an American lawyer.

Born on a farm near Aledo, Illinois, Carlstrom served in the United States Army in 1899 and was stationed in the Philippines. He also served in the United States Army during World War I and was stationed in France. Carlstrom was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1903. He served as Aledo City Attorney and as state's attorney for Mercer County, Illinois. Carlstrom served as a delegate to the Illinois Constitutional Convention of 1920 and was a member of the Illinois State Tax Commission from 1921 to 1925. Carlstrom was a Republican. From 1925 to 1933, Carlstrom served as Illinois Attorney General. Carlstrom died at his home in Aledo, Illinois.[1][2]


  1. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1931-1932,' Biographical Sketch of Oscar E. Carlstrom, pg. 102
  2. ^ 'O. E. Carlstrom, Twice Attorney General, Dies,' Chicago Tribune, March 7, 1948, part 1, pg. 47
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Preceded by
Edward J. Brundage
Attorney General of Illinois
1925 – 1933
Succeeded by
Otto Kerner, Sr.